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Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie is a no-bake, quick and easy dessert that only requires a pre-made chocolate graham cracker crust and 4 ingredients! Filled with peanut butter, cream cheese, confectioners sugar, and cool whip, this no-bake chocolate peanut butter pie recipe is a crowd favorite dessert for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or a weeknight dinner!

chocolate peanut butter pie sliced on a plate

You’re going to love the creamy peanut butter filling! Make it once and you’ll see what it tops the list of my favorite peanut butter pies.

EASY NO BAKE CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER PIE

Ready for an easy dessert loaded with flavor? This Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie recipe is just what you need. Even if you consider yourself a beginner baker, you’ll love the ease of this pie! Everyone in your family will crave more after just one piece of this creamy chocolate pie.

With the middle of the pie is made using peanut butter, cream cheese, Cool Whip, and confectioners sugar, you know it’s going to have the perfect texture and balance of sweetness in every single bite.

This is one of those desserts that literally take just a few moments to whip up and will be gone before you even know what happened. But don’t worry…that just leaves room for you to make it again!

I’m also a HUGE fan of this No-Bake Peanut Butter Pie which is very similar except that it doesn’t have the added chocolate/peanut butter flavor from the Reese Cups.

piece of chocolate peanut butter pie

While the middle of the pie is heavenly, there’s no denying that the top of this pie is what is going to take over your tastebuds by storm. Crushed-up Reese’s cups, mini chocolate chips, and drizzled peanut butter take the flavor of this pie totally over the top.

Pair a slice of this pie up with a cool glass of milk and you might as well call it a day. You know that life is good when you’re able to enjoy a slice of this pie and savor every single bite.

ingredients needed to make creamy peanut butter pie

INGREDIENTS TO MAKE CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER PIE

See recipe card below this post for ingredient quantities and full instructions.

  • Store-bought chocolate graham cracker crust – You can also use an Oreo crust for added flavor!
  • Peanut butter – Creamy peanut butter works best!
  • Cream cheese – Add once it’s at room temperature.
  • Confectioner’s sugar
  • Cool Whip
  • Crushed Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups
  • Mini chocolate chips – Regular sized chocolate chips work fine, too.

how to make a homemade pie with peanut butter filling HOW TO MAKE CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER PIE

  1. Combine ingredients – In a bowl, combine cream cheese, peanut butter, and confectioners’ sugar. Whip until smooth.
  2. Add in whipped cream – Fold in whipped topping and combine well.
  3. Pour filling into the pie crust – Pour into the pie shell to fill.
  4. Add toppings – Top with crushed up Reese’s cups, chocolate chips, and melted peanut butter.
  5. Put it in the refrigerator – Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.

Pro Tip

Once your pie is chilled and you are ready to cut, use a large, sharp knife and make cuts across the pie. You may want to clean your knife in-between cuts for the prettiest slices.

TOPPING VARIATION

Let’s be real…the more toppings, the better. If you want to add on even more toppings, you can.

Some other topping ideas that might be a huge hit are:

  • Hot Fudge
  • Toasted Coconut
  • Peanut Butter Chocolate Chips
  • White Chocolate Chips
  • Shaved Chocolate
  • Whipped Cream
  • Drizzled peanut butter mixture
  • Fine crumbs of Oreos
  • Homemade chocolate ganache topping
  • Chopped peanuts

FAQS

HOW LONG DOES PEANUT BUTTER PIE LAST?

To get the most flavor from this pie, you really need to consume it within three days of making it. Any longer than that and you might want to consider adding it to your freezer for later.

CAN YOU USE A HOMEMADE PIE CRUST FOR THIS RECIPE?

Of course! I just typically don’t have the time to make that happen. While I’m a HUGE fan of using premade crusts for pies when time is of the essence, I also think that homemade crusts are going to have more flavor and taste ultimately.

If you have a favorite pie crust recipe that you swear by, use it for this pie! You could use crushed-up Oreos or graham cracker crumbs – both would be amazing!

no bake chocolate peanut butter pie drizzled with caramel

TIPS FOR SUCCESS

  • The recipe calls for a pre-made crust but you can make your own using graham cracker crumbs. Just use the recipe on my No-Bake Cheesecake post.
  • If you need more than one pie, you can easily double the recipe and add to either two pie shells or one 9×13 dish.
  • You may want to freeze this pie and have it as a frozen treat! It’s just as delicious!
  • Chill this pie for at least 2 hours to give the flavors time to develop and firm.
  • Once your pie is chilled and you are ready to cut, use a large, sharp knife and make cuts across the pie. You may want to clean your knife in-between cuts for the prettiest slices.
  • To Freeze:  Cover the pie with plastic wrap and then tightly with foil (to avoid freezer burn).
  • To Serve: When ready to serve, remove the peanut butter pie from the freezer and cut it into slices with a sharp knife. 
  • Leftovers: Cover any leftovers tightly and return promptly to the fridge or freezer.

See where I’m going with this? The more sweet topping choices, the more you can vary up the outcome and flavor of this easy pie recipe!

MORE PEANUT BUTTER DESSERTS

slice of peanut butter pie recipe

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

 This Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie is a quick and easy no-bake dessert that only requires a premade graham cracker crust and 4 ingredients!
4.05 from 142 votes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Author: Kasey Schwartz
Servings: 8
Prep Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients  

  • 1 premade chocolate graham cracker pie crust
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 8 oz whipped topping Cool Whip

Topping

  • 4 Reese's Cups crushed up
  • 1/4 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter melted for drizzling

Instructions 

  • In a bowl, combine cream cheese, peanut butter, and confectioners’ sugar. Whip until smooth.
  • Fold in 8oz Cool Whip whipped topping and combine well. (this is one container of Cool Whip)
  • Pour into the pie shell to fill.
  • Top with Reese's Cups, mini chocolate chips, and drizzle with melted peanut butter
  • Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving.

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Notes

  • Chill this pie for at least 2 hours to give the flavors time to develop and firm.
  • Once your pie is chilled and you are ready to cut, use a large, sharp knife and make cuts across the pie. You may want to clean your knife in-between cuts for the prettiest slices.
  • To Freeze:  Cover the pie with plastic wrap and then tightly with foil (to avoid freezer burn).
  • To Serve: When ready to serve, remove the peanut butter pie from the freezer and cut into slices with a sharp knife. 
  • Leftovers: Cover any leftovers tightly and return promptly to the fridge or freezer.
  • This pie can be made several days in advance and served when desired. 
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About Kasey Schwartz

Hi, I’m Kasey, Founder of All Things Mamma – where I am dishing up family favorite recipes that are easy to make with simple, everyday ingredients. Plus – tips and tricks for living your best life!

Comments

  1. Have made this pie numerous times and still my family asks me to make it often. Nothing easier and tastier, along with creamiest pie ever. I use a chocolate crust which makes it better and sometimes top it with chocolate syrup. Yummy

  2. 5 stars
    This was so easy to make and so delicious!!

  3. It was so easy and delicious !!!!

  4. Do you know if using real whipped cream (with dash of sugar and powder milk to stablize) will work instead of Cool Whip? Recently, I made the mistake of reading what Cool Whip is made from and now prefer using real cream. There is a Jello dessert I have made for years and used whipped cream instead of Cool Whip and didn’t like the difference so will use Cool Whip for that one.

    1. JANET BURNS says:

      IOVE REESE’S CUPS I DID 8 REESE CUPS INSTEAD OD 4 REESE’S CUPS

      1. Michelle - ATM Team says:

        Cause why not! You can never have too much chocolate 😛

    2. Based on your comment, I just googled cool whip. I am now sorry I made this with cool whip tonight, but thanks to you I will no longer use cool whip (after this pie)! Thanks!

  5. 5 stars
    Quick, easy and tastes delicious. It was the hit of the party.

  6. 5 stars
    This was a wonderful hit! I made the crust from oreos with the filling, but it was pretty crumbly. I would add a bit more butter to the crumbs to solidify the crust. I will make this again for Christmas!

  7. How much powered sugar?

  8. I can’t stand cream cheese. Do you think it possible to substitute for moscarpone?

    1. Kasey Schwartz says:

      I think it’s worth a try! Let us know how it goes!

    2. Kathleen Asta says:

      5 stars
      Love this pie!! I have made it twice for gatherings so easy to make and is delicious!!!

      1. Kasey Schwartz says:

        Wonderful!! I am so glad! I’m making it this year, too!

  9. 5 stars
    Made this today. I swapped the toppings for just a drizzle of chocolate ice cream syrup. Delicious!!

  10. Love Peanut Butter Pies

  11. Karen Mahlan says:

    I made this pie for my adult son’s birthday. Everyone asked where I bought it. How neat to say, I didn’t, I made it! A few remarked, oh, it’s good, but kinda rich, then asked for seconds!

  12. Patti Ann Beatty says:

    5 stars
    Yummy & Easy!! Don’t need big piece of it cause good and rich

  13. james estright says:

    5 stars
    Great very easy.

  14. 5 stars
    I just made this. It’s delicious before chilling, I can only imagine how scrumptious it’s going to be later as our dessert.

  15. 5 stars
    This pie is so easy to make and delicious!!!

  16. Darlene Lee says:

    I made it yesterday it was delicious thank you for your wonderful recipes keep it up I love them

    1. Kasey Schwartz says:

      GREAT! Thank you so much! I am so glad you liked it!

  17. Patricia tucker says:

    I made this pie a few days ago and my husband loved it I think I will make it again it is a easy pie to make

    1. What size pie crust should I use?

  18. Omg this pie is awesome & so simple to make

  19. 5 stars
    AWESOMELY DELICIOUS!!!

  20. Bari Phipps says:

    5 stars
    It was so easy to make and it was delicious!

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